Characteristics of neonatal units that care for very preterm infants in Europe: Results from the MOSAIC study

Patrick Van Reempts, Ludwig Gortner, David Milligan, Marina Cuttini, Stavros Petrou, Rocco Agostino, David Field, Lya Den Ouden, Klaus Børch, Jan Mazela, Manuel Carrapato, Jennifer Zeitlin

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Abstract

OBJECTIVES. We sought to compare guidelines for level III units in 10 European regions and analyze the characteristics of neonatal units that care for very preterm infants. METHODS. The MOSAIC (Models of Organising Access to Intensive Care for Very Preterm Births) project combined a prospective cohort study on all births between 22 and 31 completed weeks of gestation in 10 European regions and a survey of neonatal unit characteristics. Units that admitted ≥5 infants at

Original languageEnglish
JournalPediatrics
Volume120
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2007

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Keywords

  • Level III unit
  • Neonatal intensive care
  • Organization of care
  • Regionalization
  • Very preterm infants

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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Van Reempts, P., Gortner, L., Milligan, D., Cuttini, M., Petrou, S., Agostino, R., Field, D., Den Ouden, L., Børch, K., Mazela, J., Carrapato, M., & Zeitlin, J. (2007). Characteristics of neonatal units that care for very preterm infants in Europe: Results from the MOSAIC study. Pediatrics, 120(4). https://doi.org/10.1542/peds.2006-3122